James Joyce. Scratchboard portrait by Mark Summers, whose work you will recognize from Barnes & Noble shopping bags, among other places.
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“Umpire William Grieve issuing a walk to pinch hitter, outraging Red Sox manager Joe McCarthy and catcher Birdie Tebbetts, during Senators and Red Sox game.” October 1949.
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John le Carré, age 79, in what he claims is the final interview he will grant (2010).
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Novel-writing process flowchart by Maureen McHugh.
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Matt Stone and Trey Parker drop in on a writing class at NYU (video).
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A poster of Muhammad Ali from Apple’s Think Different campaign (1998).
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A 15-second TV spot for Apple from 1997 featuring Muhammad Ali.
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A lovely poster for Apple’s Think Different campaign featuring Amelia Earhart.
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In 1997, with Apple teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, Steve Jobs introduces the “Think Different” campaign (video).
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Jonah Lehrer on the causes of success.
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Images of Lamb House, the longtime residence of Henry James.
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Henry James, 1906. Photogravure by Alvin Langdon Coburn.
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